Katy Barnato is an associate producer for CNBC.com, for which she writes and edits business news and features.
She joined CNBC in 2011, after spending most of her career reporting on bond markets for Credit magazine. Her work has also been published in the U.K.'s Sunday Telegraph.
Katy graduated in newspaper journalism from City University in London and economics and politics from the University of Bristol.
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US debt prices rose with benchmark yields hovering near three-month lows, as investors shifted their focus to the Fed meeting.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Friday.
The head of Danish biotech firm Novozymes admitted his executives held few shares in the company on Friday.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Thursday, with markets still boosted by raised hopes the Federal Reserve will not start tapering off its asset purchases until next year.
Euro zone bank shares tumbled Wednesday, after the ECB revealed tough new stress tests for the region's financial institutions.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a sharply lower open Wednesday, amid worries over financial conditions in China and as investors digested a mixed bag of corporate earnings.
U.S. stock index futures tread water on Tuesday, ahead of the publication of the government's delayed non-farm payrolls data for September.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a narrowly lower open on Monday.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Friday on the heels of some better-than-expected corporate earnings results.
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